Kaleen promotes Christie

Retail Editor 2, December 8, 2011

Dalton, Ga. - Area rug house Kaleen has named Grey Christie its new regional vp for the north region, a promotion from his prior post as national accounts manager.

Still based here out of the company's U.S. headquarters, Christie reports to Joe Barkley, evp.

Since 2009, Christie has served as the national accounts manager at Kaleen, which is owned and operated by the Rathi family and is celebrating its 15th year in business in the U.S.

Prior to that stint, Christie was territory manager in the mid-south region. And earlier in his career, he worked in sales positions within the industry on the West Coast and in the New England region.

Christie is closing in on 20 years of career experience in the rug industry.

"Grey's attitude and work ethic are contagious," said Barkley. "He has gained respect in the industry for being extremely knowledgeable and experienced in all aspects of sales, this experience will provide great opportunities for Kaleen to continue the positive growth experienced over the past decade".


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